8 Luscious Lemon Dessert Recipes

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com

Lemon dessert recipes are great because they are bright, flavorful, and have the perfect amount of pucker. In this collection of 8 Luscious Lemon Dessert Recipes we have included recipes for lemon cakes, lemon pies, and all sorts of other lemon confections.


These lemon dessert recipes will be wonderful to have on hand all year round. They are cheerful enough to make during the springtime, and any of these recipes would be a wonderful addition to your Easter dessert spread. You can even make these lemon dessert recipes in the dead of winter if the cold and the gloom have gotten you down. No matter when you make these bright and lemony desserts, they are guaranteed to hit the spot and put a smile on your face.

8 Luscious Lemon Dessert Recipes

Table of Contents

Lemon Cake Recipes

Grandma's Special Lemon Pound Cake

Nana's Secret Ingredient Pound Cake - Lemon curd is the secret ingredient that makes this recipe for Nana's Secret Ingredient Pound Cake super special and delicious.
 

Grandma's Special Lemon Pound Cake (pictured) - This recipe tastes just like your favorite classic pound cake recipe, but with a lemony twist that you will love.
 

Peachy Lemon Bundt Cake - You can easily disguise this easy cake mix recipe as homemade. Canned peach pie filling is combined with lemon cake mix for a delicious, dense, and moist cake.
 

Lemon Pie Recipes

Aunt Irene's Old-Fashioned Lemon Meringue Pie

Aunt Irene's Old-Fashioned Lemon Meringue Pie (pictured) - What's not to love about a pie recipe that features a thick, lemony filling topped with a fluffy meringue? This old-fashioned favorite is the perfect dessert in both spring and summer.
 

Linda's Lemon Custard Pie - This must-make lemon custard pie recipe is unbelievably easy and delicious. This irresistible pie is topped with fresh whipped cream and crushed cookies for the best dessert imaginable.
 

Lemon Buttermilk Pie - Buttermilk pie is a classic Southern dessert, and a hint of lemon can only improve it. You will undoubtedly love the fresh and tart lemon flavor of this pie.
 

Other Lemon Dessert Recipes

Decadent Lemon Bars

Iced Lemon Cookies - These six ingredient cookies are sweet and simple. A simple icing made from powdered sugar and lemon juice tops these delicate and delicious cookies.
 

Decadent Lemon Bars (pictured) - Unlike many lemon dessert recipes, this recipe for Decadent Lemon Bars isn't overly sweet. These bars are the pinnacle of sweet and tart balance.

 

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